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Real Estate Market: Your Complete Guide

Understanding the larger real estate market is critical if you’re looking to invest. The guide can give you the foundation you need to start your investments on the right foot.


[Updated: Jun 18, 2021 ] Oct 25, 2019 by Aly J. Yale

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BUYER’S MARKET SELLER’S MARKET
Inventory Low High
Demand More sellers than buyers More buyers than sellers
Negotiating Power Lies with the buyer Lies with the seller
Competition Little buying competition Stiff buying competition
Sales speed Homes sell slower Homes sell faster
Pricing Homes sell for less Homes sell for more
Mark discusses the concept of "affordable" housing
 
CITY LOAN-TO-VALUE RATIO HOME PRICE VOLATILITY FLIPPER SHARE OF SALES
Riverside, California 65.3% 17.9% 6.3%
Phoenix, Arizona 64.8% 17.7% 8.1%
Miami, Florida 50.4% 15.2% 7.5%
San Diego, California 65.6% 16.9% 5.9%
Providence, Rhode Island 70.6% 16.8% 4.4%
Tampa, Florida 59.2% 17.1% 7.5%
Las Vegas, Nevada 61% 16.7% 8.3%
Los Angeles, California 62.6% 15.7% 7.7%
San Antonio, Texas 65.4% 15.7% 5.8%
Orlando, Florida 61.2% 16% 6.1%

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